Chicago doctor part of task force helping to supply Syria’s underground medical system

May 31, 2012

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The violence that began more than 14 months ago continues to besiege Syria.

According to news reports, last weekend 108 people were killed execution style in the city of Houla, Syria.  But the Syrian government has denied any responsibility for the latest attack and U.N. plan to stop the violence and protect civilians has so far had little impact.  A U.N. plan to stop the violence and protect civilians appears to be faltering.

Dr. Zaher Salhoul, a member of the Syrian Emergency Task Force, tells Worldview about the group’s humanitarian efforts inside Syria and in the refugee camps in Turkey and Jordan. Yaser Tabbara, a Syrian-American attorney and member of the Syrian National Council shares his take on what the international community should be doing to stop the ongoing violence.